Team Evinrude Angler Captures 8th Bassmaster Win
Apr 13th, 2011 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Apr 13th, 2011 at 12:00 AM
Sturtevant, Wis., April 12, 2011 – Evinrude professional angler, Davy Hite, captured his 8th Bassmaster win at Pickwick Lake in Alabama this past weekend.Hite entered the tournament with a mission – to win. After leading for two days, he won the event with a four-day total of 84 pounds, 9 ounces. Hite ended with 8 pounds more than the second-place finisher.
Team Evinrude’s own Denny Brauer placed third with 75-5. Hite takes home the $100,000 Purse, plus a secured entry into the 2012 Bassmaster Classic, the nation’s highest profile fishing event. “We are excited to have two of our highest profile anglers finish in first and third positions at the Pickwick event,” stated Christopher Berg, Evinrude’s Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning. “Davy and Denny are the epitome of elite anglers and Evinrude is proud to provide them the power, performance and reliability they need to win. They know their Evinrude E-TEC engine will get them to the best holes faster, and back to the weigh in on time. We want them to focus on fishing and outstanding performance like Davy and Denny achieved.”
Next up for Hite and Brauer is the Bassmaster Elite Series event, the TroKar Battle on the Bayou, April 14-17 on Toledo Bend Reservoir in Many, Louisiana.BRP’s Evinrude E-TEC engine line-up now includes 98 engine models from 15-to 300horsepower. With no scheduled maintenance for three years or 300 hours, the Evinrude E-TEC engine allows anglers to spend more quality time on the water. Visit www.evinrude.com for more information and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BRPEvinrude.Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.
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